Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground, Heart in the Right Place. Join Aleenta's "Gourmet Gliders"

The spirit of adventure is set to soar as Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi Resort and Spa gives wings to a gourmet indulgence with a difference. Be among the first daredevils to join the resort's 'Gourmet Gliders' retreat for three days of culinary explorations and taste sensations, as well as a pulse-quickening Paramotor panoramic pleasure-flight over picturesque Pranburi.

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Wide open spaces: The sky is the limit for culinary creativity and thrilling adventure with Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi's 'Gourmet Gliders' retreat.

Wide open spaces: The sky is the limit for culinary creativity and thrilling adventure with Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi's 'Gourmet Gliders' retreat.

Hua Hin, Thailand (PRWEB UK) 28 June 2012

The spirit of adventure is set to soar as Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi Resort and Spa gives wings to a gourmet indulgence with a difference.

Be among the first daredevils to join the resort's 'Gourmet Gliders' retreat for three days of culinary explorations and taste sensations, as well as a pulse-quickening Paramotor panoramic pleasure-flight over picturesque Pranburi.

Day One of the retreat begins with a lazy gourmet breakfast guests can savour in their room. Then it's off to Aleenta's organic farm to meet Google the Goat and to pick the fresh and sustainable produce that will make up the classic Thai lunch cooked under the expert guidance of our Head Chef and his kitchen wizards.

After lunch, and perhaps a glass or two of Aleenta's carefully selected house wines, sit back and enjoy a three-hour culinary craft spectacular with everything from traditional fruit carving to exhilarating wok juggling.

In the evening, relax under the stars and prepare for the delights of a five-course dinner and cocktail mix-a-thon.

Day Two dawns with a quick dash to the local market to pick out a mix of eastern and western produce, for a 'Chef's Challenge' lunch which will see the resort's chefs amaze with their combinations of European flavours and Thai ingredients.

After lunch, prepare for the thrill of a lifetime as the daring young men of Paramotor Thailand wheel out their flying machines and whisk ‘Gourmet Gliders’ away on a gravity-defying 'Discovery' glide over the beautiful beaches and rolling farms of Pranburi. It's an eye-opening overview of tonight’s dinner’s journey from farm to fork. The pilot will swoop down for a look at a local fisherman returning with his daily catch, then continue on around the bay in a spectacular 30km loop to point out where Aleenta sources the finest local ingredients for its farm to fork concept.

After soaring high in a Paramotor, it's back to Aleenta for some liquid nitrogen and an afternoon of modern interpretative cuisine, with an audience participation afternoon that takes in molecular gastronomy, freeze drying and herbal smoking.

In the evening, prepare to be whisked away to a local beachfront restaurant for a good old-fashioned seafood feast, fresh from the region's sparkling waters and become a local for the evening.

Day Three includes a traditional Thai breakfast and the presentation of a signed copy of Aleenta's cookbook. "I think it's safe to say there's never been a culinary retreat quite like this one,'' Mr Noble said. "We've brought together the culinary delights of this undiscovered region, from sea and land. The Paramotor flight is more than a joyride. It's a reminder that there's always a big picture to consider when it comes to sustainable fine dining.''

"Gourmet Gliders will leave with a packed lunch of memories to enjoy during their VIP transfer to the airport or back to Bangkok," he said. "Come and join the adventure."

'Gourmet Gliders' Retreat Experience:

3 days and 2 nights in an Ocean View Suite, including gourmet breakfast, transfers and all package inclusions from THB50,000++ for 2 people.

Retreat is available all year round, flights are subject to weather conditions. Special per night rates are also available from THB5,700++ per night .

Please call +66 2 514 8112 for bookings, email us at reservation (at) aleenta (dot) com , or skype us at Aleentareservations


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